"You write a song because something hurts. I mean if you look at social change within America, that came from the Delta areas, the plantations or wherever. A lot of the change in America is rooted in blues music; that was what people listened to. It was the protest music of the time."
- Adam Clayton
According to a survey in London, England, their song, "With or Without You", is the seventh most requested song at funerals in the United Kingdom.